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Ogle County Collector Reminds Property Taxes Are Due

Ogle County Collector Reminds Property Taxes Are Due

Ogle County Collector Linda Beck wants to remind property owners that the second installment of their property tax bill is due September 6th. Payment methods include cash or check payable to Ogle County Collector.  In-person payments can be made at the treasurer’s office located in the Old Courthouse.  Office hours are 8:30am-4:30pm Monday through Friday.…

Historic Cross Country Trip Returns to Dixon

Historic Cross Country Trip Returns to Dixon

100 hundred years ago a convoy of military vehicles, led by a young officer named Dwight Eisenhower, was traveling across country to show the importance of good roads across the nation. On that trip the convoy stopped in Dixon and had lunch on the Old Courthouse lawn. Thursday, in 2019, another convoy of military vehicles…

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Dixon-Alleman Girls Golf Meet PPD till Wednesday at Lost Nation

Dixon-Alleman Girls Golf Meet PPD till Wednesday at Lost Nation

The Dixon Duchesses Girls Golf meet against Rock Island Alleman scheduled for Tuesday afternoon at Lost Nation will now take place on Wednesday at 4pm. The meet was postponed because of the rain that hit Dixon on Tuesday morning. Dixon (1-0) is coming off a win over Stillman Valley on Monday afternoon. Alleman is opening…

Music News

Hey now, there’s a remix: Listen to new version of Smash Mouth’s “All Star”

Hey now, there’s a remix: Listen to new version of Smash Mouth’s “All Star”

Interscope/UMeThis year marks the 20th anniversary of Smash Mouth’s inescapable hit “All Star,” and in honor of the occasion, the band has decided to get their game on and get paid…by releasing a remix. The reworked version of the hit was created by DJ duo Breathe Carolina, who have turned the pop/rock classic into a…

Christina Aguilera performs “Reflection” and becomes a Disney Legend

Christina Aguilera performs “Reflection” and becomes a Disney Legend

ABC/ Pawel KaminskiChristina Aguilera was honored as a Disney Legend at the D23 Expo in Anaheim, CA, and she surprised the audience by performing “Reflection” from 1998’s Mulan. After belting out the song, she later returned to the stage to give an acceptance speech. “This is way cooler than a Grammy, I just have to…

Ed Sheeran supports Taylor Swift’s “Lover”; tops UK album chart again

Ed Sheeran supports Taylor Swift’s “Lover”; tops UK album chart again

Mark SurridgeEd Sheeran is supporting his pal Taylor Swift on the release day of her new album, Lover. He shared a throwback photo of the two on his Instagram Story Friday and wrote, “[Taylor Swift] released Lover the album today, so many great tunes, on my 2nd listen now, go and check it out on…

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